I called the police and they took him to jail. he says he thinks there is a no contact order but i dont know of one. what can happen if i go try and visit him in jail?
Any no contact order applies to him. You can do as you wish. Of course if he were out of jail you'd be putting him at risk. But right now he can't run and he can't hide. Watch out though: if he calls you from jail he has violated the order.
DA may think you are being influenced if he finds out. He thus may be less likely to consider any input from you in mitigation of a full prosecution.
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Mr. Kamran is correct. You are putting him at risk. You can modify the no contact order and make it a non harras order but you would have to do some things to show the court you're ready.
It is not uncommon for people in domestic violence situations to resume contact shortly thereafter. Problems arise when courts begin to make orders without the proper hearings and notice given to the parties. Hopefully, his attorney stood his ground and objection to the orders and demanded a proper hearing. If not, the order could still be challenged. If you do visit him in jail, do him a favor, do not discuss the facts of the incident or what you plan on testifying to at any future hearings. All jail conversations are recorded, saved and will be used against the accused and or his witnesses at trial.
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